Blue Thumb Summer Internship

Water Quality Intern

Recruitment #210119-UNCR-03



Please email a brief letter of interest, resume, and a transcript to:

Blue Thumb Summer Internship
Oklahoma Conservation Commission Water Quality Division

Position: Blue Thumb Program Intern

LOCATION: 1 position in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

SALARY: $15.00/hr

Variable. Hours may vary and may often extend past 4:30 P.M. Weekly overtime is occasionally necessary. Weekend work is possible.

A minimum of 48 hours towards the completion of a major or minor in the biological or environmental sciences is preferred.

Streams - Work will include the collection of benthic macroinvertebrate samples; collection of fish primarily using seines; collection of stream habitat data. The successful applicant may also assist with equipment maintenance, data review, data entry, preparation of education material, and various other tasks.

Applicant must be willing to work in the field and office and be able to listen and follow instructions.  Work often requires strenuous physical work in extreme weather conditions.  Applicant must be willing and able to carry equipment for extended distances.  Overnight travel is necessary.  Expenses (hotel) and per diem will be paid for overnight trips.  Most importantly, the applicant must be reliable, have a good work ethic, and a desire to learn.

WORK EXPERIENCE: No experience required but is preferred.

Start date on or about June 1, 2021. End date of on or about August 15, 2021 or start of fall semester. Both start and end dates may be negotiable.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.